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December 16, 2009

Allison Aiello (Cohort 1) The Wall Street Journal

A decade of pesky germs, from SARS to avian flu to H1N1, has given rise to dozens of products bragging about their microbe-killing properties.
December 15, 2009

Harvey Fineberg (National Advisory Committee - CHAIR)

America has quite a lot to learn from Israel on how to provide high-level medical care to all citizens equitably, but Israel can only envy the US for its massive funding for biomedical research - which in turn leads to better health care for its people.
December 7, 2009

Jennifer Stuber (Cohort 2) Featured in The News Tribune

VIEWPOINT: Don’t finger mental illness as the cause of local tragedyIt was and continues to be an agonizing week in the news, especially if you are from the Tacoma or the Seattle area. Four police officers were slain.
November 24, 2009

Richard Carpiano (Cohort 2) Party guests bask in the heat - CANADA.com

There is a wall plaque often found in kitchens that sums up holiday get-togethers best: "No matter where I serve my guests, it seems they like my kitchen best."
November 23, 2009

Robert Hiatt (UCSFB Site Director) News Feature - Marin Independant Journal

Breast cancer researchers and community activists who gathered at a Marin forum this week defended the federal government's new recommendation on mammograms and discussed cutting-edge research results.
November 19, 2009

Robert Aronowitz (UPenn Site Director) Addicted to Mammograms - The New York Times

The United States Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendation this week that women begin regular breast cancer screening at age 50 rather than 40 is really nothing new. It’s almost identical to the position the group held in the 1990s.
November 19, 2009

Susan Scrimshaw (NAC) - Times Union.com

Local colleges are surviving and thriving despite the weak economy, but all face challenges unique to their campuses.
November 18, 2009

Theresa Osypuk (Cohort 3) SMOKE - FREE ALLIES: ABC News Feature

The strongest American advocates for smoking bans in public venues are the newest Americans, one study said.
November 12, 2009

Allison Aiello (Cohort 1) Mysteries of the Flu - NEWSWEEK

Mysteries of the Flu / Influenza is a common virus with a long history. Then why do we know so little about it?
November 12, 2009

Kathleen Ziol-Guest (Cohort 4) Job Woes Exacting a Toll on Family Life - The New York Times

For many families across the country, the greatest damage inflicted by this recession has not necessarily been financial, but emotional and psychological.

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